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>> good morning everyone. i am patti ann browne. >> i am heather childers. thank you for joining us. it is monday february 25th. thank you for watching "fox & friends first". >> it is hollywood's big night hours of stars glitz and glam. we are talking about the academy awards. >> this year no exception at the end of the night argo reigned supreme taking home three oscars including best picture. argo seemed like an after thought when ben affleck was snub threed times as the movie won best picture without a director nod. before midnight argo had its revenge. >> and the oscar goes to, argo. (applause) >> congratulations. >> yes, that was michelle obama.
in a surprise first lady gave the announcement argo won best picture. the humble ben affleck got his moment to shine. >> gentle grudges. it doesn't matter how you get knocked down in life because that's going to happen. all that matters is you got to get up. >> very true. steven spielberg won bers director and lee took home the gold for the daring movie life of sy. daniel day-lewis won best ak fo tore for his portrayal of the former president. he was the first ever to win three best actor oscars. >> jennifer lawrence for her role in silver lining play books. she tripped on the way to the stage.
then she did get a standing o. >> thank you. you guys are just standing up because you feel bad that i fell and that's real limb bare rasing. oo he won his best supporting actor for quentin tarantino change and hathaway as expected won best supporting actress for les mis and oscar go adelle won best song for sky fall it is the first james bond movie to win a best song oscar. there is this an oprah rare between sky fall and zero dark 30 that hasn't happened since 1994. >> we are going live from hollywood. he was on the red carpet talking to all of the bigs celebrities including jennifer lawrence and
hugh jackman. >> we will test you all of that later on in the show. >> right now it is time for your top 5@5:00. the top five stories making tus n for you at this hour. >> finding the california couple missing in pursue. jamie kneel and her boyfriend garrett han was on a bike ride through south america. they were last seen january 26th getting on a bus in peru. neil's co-workers have set up a reward fund about the company's whereabouts. >> i am worried about the both of them. i want them to return on home on schedule. >> warning about kidnapping threats near there. local police are searching for clues about the couple. >> newly released security photos show reeva steenkamp hours before reva was shot and
killed we see her smiling as she drives into oscar pistorius' apartment complex. reeva didn't plan on going there but went when she was too tired to drive. she was not only shot in the head they said her head was bashed in he mistook her for a burglar he said. oo oo one of the bigs cagest ca of its kind. the bp oil spill trial will begin. they are looking at the cause of the spill and find responsibility for all involved. it left 11 workers dead and estimated 4 billion barrels of oil into the bull of over 84 days. bp agreed to pay 4.5 billion instead of criminal charges related to the spill. >> cardinals all over the world
are on their way to rome to see pope benedict xvi. he gave his final blessing on a sunday to a massive crowd at the vatican. he will make his final public pier rance wednesday and official stlips down thursday. the cardinals will decide when to begin the conclave. archbishop washington will help choose the new hope but he doubts it will be an american. >> i don't think it will be who is supposed to be reminding them the responsibility to build peace. >> they hope to have the new hope in place by holy week. >> jimmy johnson does it again at daytona. >> the daytona 500 goes to jimmy johnson five time champion from california. >> congrats to him. johnson starting the season with
his second win at daytona. he is the 10th driver to do that. the first women winning the poll for daytona that is the highest finish ever for a woman. that's your 5 at 5:00. >> heather is the new car racing expert around here. >> the area hit by a blizzard while many are recovering a record breaking snowstorm. they are expected to drop another foot of snow on areas stretching from texas to kansas. big concern the road conditions. maria molina is tracking this storm and she has the latest for us. >> good morning everyone. we are tracking a brand new storm system exiting the rockies to bring snow to areas that that you record show new england across parts of new hampshire
southern main saw ten inches of snow across this area. significant snowfall this storm pulling out of the region. new today will be a finer day across the area. we have blizzard warnings across the pannhandle texas, oklahoma. these athey are expecting some f the worst conditions through the overnight hours. that's when we will be seeing more significant snowfall accumulations. winter storm warnings posted as well. as when heed further fartoward north and east chicago you are under a winter storm watch because you could be seeing significant snow from this storm system otherwise the southern form of it tornadoes damaging wind gusts large hail through texas through the florida panhandle. widespread area that could be looking at severe weather today. >> maria molina, thanks. >> oo hamid karzai taking troops
out of a crucial region. karzai ordered special forces to leave the pro dense and killing. >> hamid karzai made these allegations among afghan linked to u.s. special forces in the providence. the afghan claims some of that misconduct includes the beheading of a stew p dent. it is a key location for insurgency efforts. certain armed individuals linked causing insect and instability. in a statement gaven stan national security council claims u.s. special forces stationed in that providence are quote engaging and harassing annoying
torturing and even murdering innocent people. the afghans further state that misconduct is causing local public resentment and hatred. in addition it goes on to saying bombing intelligence officials which is nearby providence as well. claims u.s. special forces are discussing the providence. they want the u.s. to handle individuals allegedly involved in the actions for misconduct and stating for the u.s. special forces get out of that area in the next two weeks. u.s. forces are basically saying, quote, we take all allegations of misconduct seriously and go to great lengths to investigate them. that's all of the further comment we are getting now from the u.s. military as they continue to wait to talk to the afghan officials to find out more details.
>> thank you reporting to us from washington. take a look at who is talking and the big chatter in the nation's capital the looming sequestor. we are four-days away from the $85 billion of spending cuts. in this moment it doesn't seem congress reach add deal. >> in washington you have a large kabuki going on about who will be blamed. no question these thoughts are going to be painful and they are thoughtless. i know tom coburn and i agree on that. we need to do more spending cutting. we agree on that. why is it that we want come to the table and agree what cuts need to happen. that's what we should be doing. we shouldn't be passing the blame to the executive branch and saying this is obama's sequestor. the republicans supported this i supported it. we need to come together to make
the right cuts. >> president obama is warning of dire consequences. >> our recommendation to the president is it is stop campaigning. last year we passed one of the most sweeping education reformulas in the country giving real choice to our kids putting right teachers in the classroom we have significant tax reform. my advice is stop the campaigning stop the cabinet secretary from scaring the american people roll up your sleeves and do the and use the revenues to lower tax rates so we don't have the highest corporate income tax rates. >> coming up at 7:00 a.m. donald trump gives his take on the
sequestor. >> the time 12 after the hour. he is one of the biggest quirks of all times a lot of people knew what he was doing and should have stomed him. >> if you are looking to fly you might want to book the airline tickets sooner rather than later. a major change in the fees. a look at last night's special oscar edition of jimmy kimmel life. >> jennifer lawrence won the best actor oscar. you always see littpretty women going home with bald men. tonight is the only night they are happy about it.
>> welcome back. it is 15 minutes after the hour. here's what you missed while you were sleeping. cops say they are sifting through new information about the black range rover which was involved in a deadly driy by shooting and crash on the strip last week. it was found over the weekend. this as a massive manhunt for
the driver continues. and a terrifying ride for four people on board this plane. take a look. after it crashes into the waters it flips over amazingly no one was hurt. managed to climb out of the plane. they were pulled to safety by police. the plane lost power to the right engine while headed for key west. no word on why. patti ann? >> now to stories you can bank on this morning. if you thought plane fares couldn't get any higher you were wrong. lauren simonetti is here with the fox business network to explain. >> if you were looking to fly somewhere this year the message is book the airline ticket sooner rather than later. domestic air fair expect to do rise 4.6 percent this year. international affairs by 8.3 percent that according to a survey of travel managers. the reason business travel demand is up from companies ready to take advantage of new business opportunities in a
strengthening economy. industry experts say expect to see new air fare hikes every two months or so. >> great. so yahoo meanwhile does not want the employees to work from home. >> this is a trend we have seen with child care issues and high cost of transportation. no more working from home that is the message from marissa meyer. she sent a message to the remote employees they have to begin working in offices if they do not want to they can quit. to become the absolute best place to work communication and collaboration will be important. we need to be working side by side. that is why it is critical we are all present in our offices some of the best decisions and insights come from hallway and cafeteria discussions meeting these people in impromptu team meetings. >> interesting for a company like yahoo. >> fascinating.
>> she has some points. a lot of meetings are pointness it's a waste of time you can do them over the phone over e-mail lots of people say. >> lauren simonetti fox business network. >> good to see you. >> next on the rundown are you sick of spending too much money at the grocery store? saving could be as simple as ditching the cart. andrea is here with ways to stretch your money. >> the view from the stands the moment one of the tires came flying at a spectator.
>> it is 22 after the hour. horror and panic after this weekend's crash at the daytona international speedway. new video taken from a fan shows the chaos after debris and the 70 pound tire rammed into the stands. 7 are still hospitalized from the crash. they have a thorough study of the crash. we will have more later in the show. >> do they know what bernie madoff was up to. the man behind the ponzi scheme said yes. he urged them to go after big banks from prison. they had to know and turn add blind eye. madoff is serving 150 years behind bars. >> well our next guest says the next time you go to the market you should beware. the store uses a lot of tricks to make you spend more. here with tips on how to avoid
that is consumer savings expert andrea warrick. >> we can always use tips to save money and i know one of them don't go to the grocery store hungry. >> exactly. you will start filling up your cart with unnecessary food items. >> you have another one. your first tip is don't use a cart. >> that is a very interesting tip. do you notice the carts are getting bigger and bigger? they are designed to encourage you to fill them up with a ton of groceries. if you use a hand basket you will realize when you are throwing in unnecessary goods or impulse buys. you are making those quick trips with the shorter list use a hand basket instead you will be less likely to buy on impulse. >> the other tip i know this is a good tip. i am notorious for this because it's easier. you shouldn't buy the precut the prepackaged vegetables. >> that also goes with shredded cheese or even cut up meats for
the grill and whatnot. you are looking at paying 30-60 percent markup. you are paying for convenience. when it comes to vegetables you are also losing out on some of the nutrients when they are cut up and prebagged for you. if it only takes you 5-10 minutes do it yourself you could save a bundle of money and if time is an issue pick a saturday or sunday afternoon and do all of your chopping and shredding of your cheeses or take the big potato chips and put them into zip-loc bags. oo bean and stretch your way to bert prices. >> they put more at the eye level of the consumer because it's the first product they look and first they grab. if you shop high and shop low you will find better prices. always look for the price per unit to determine the lowest and best. >> one minute left. shop with gift cards and beware of the checkout line. >> you can find discount gift cards for supermarket at gift
card granny.com. use the coupons on top of that. >> gift card granny. very good tips. thank you very much. appreciate it as always. see you back next time. >> the time is 25 after the top of the hour. coming up transparency at the white house? turns out not so much. robert gibbs revealing he was told to keep quiet on a controversial program. what was it? we will tell you straight ahead. a terrifying scene to all caught on camera. he tried to rob the store but the workers turned the table. first on this day in history back in 1966, i love this song, nancy sinatra received a gold record award for her hit "these boots are made for walking." ♪ we had never used a contractor before and didn't know where to start.
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catego cat -- snubbed in the director category. >> can't hold grujs. it's hard. can't hold grudges. and it doesn't matter how you get knocked down in life, that's going to happen. all that matters is you got to get up. >> jennifer lawrence won best actress. she fell on her way up but her silver lining standing ovation. >> thank you. you guys are just standing up because you feel bad that i fell and that's really embarrassing. but thank you. >> daniel day-lewis also scored a standing ovation when he won best actor for lincoln. michael will be life from hollywood with more. a frantic search is underway for a california couple missing for nearly a month in peru. jamie kneel and her boyfriend were on a bike trek through south america. they were reportedly lasti last
seen getting on a bus in peru. the state department is stepping in to help with the search. kneel's co-workers set up a reward fund for any information about the couple's whereabouts. >> i am worried about the both of them. my latest hope is they return on schedule unharmed. >> they recently posted a security message warning american tourists about kidnapping threats near thr area. they are searching for clues about the couple. >> 19 teens were arrested after a melee broke out in a mall in illinois. hundreds were there to see a chicago area boy band. somehow a fight broke out inside the mall causing panic and the chaos happened in the parking lot where they caused more trouble including throwing things at police. >> they were returning around jumping on top of cars in the intersection knocking out wind
shields, rearview mirrors trying to get in stores. >> took cops about 45 minutes to get the situation under control. two people suffered niern injuries. >> caught on camera a terrifying scene here. a man pulls a gun on the owner of a deli outside baton ruj, indiana. the owner and daughter managed to fight back. >> i don't know what i was thinking. evidently not clearly. >> the invest giert ran out. >> cops are still looking for him this morning. they have already busted two of his accomplices. >> it's the happiest place on earth, right? one familiar lace does knee trip took a turn for the worst. watch this. (laughter) >> all right. let him have it. >> whoop. >> as you heard the father told his daughters to have a little fun with alice and wonderland's white rabbit in disney land, but
after he pulled on the tail he chased one of them and pinned her against the fence. the birl said the rabbit told her to stop or he would call security. disney land says they were provoking the rabbit for their own amuseum. that's the 5@5:30. >> don't provoke the rabbit. >> four-days left until the sequestor. there piers to be no deal in sight before $85 billion in across the board cuts go through. doug luzader is live with the latest. any progress at all? >> none that we can see at least. good morning. you don't have to look any further than the white house web site to see the role the sequestor cuts are playing. there is nol a whonot a whole lu can do at this point. he made the case not a single state would be spared in federal
spending cuts. the president's secretary of transportation. >> it is a billion dollars faa has biggest number of plies at dot. >> trips to the overall federal budget has very, very small cuts. they have warned of things like massive airport checkpoint delays worse case scenario doesn't material lies some friday or shortly there after it will bolster republican claims. >> to not cut 2 and a half percent out of the total budget over a year when it was twice the size it was 10 years ago, give me a break. >> meantime the president insistence on raising tacks to avert the sequestor er is a nonstarter for the gop. they are coming up with a better system of cuts where you would allow agencies to come up with
their own combination give them a little bit more authority. we will see where that goes as we get closer and closer to the deadline. the president this week is going to be talking a lot about the approaching pentagon. the pentagon real blares the brunt of the sequestor kwuts. th -- cuts. >> doug luzader joining us live this morning. thank you, doug. >> bracing for more. many people in the central plains and the u.s. are realing from record snowfall. they are getting another twirn blast. the blizzard expected to drop another foot of snow from areas of texas and kansas. that's on top of the foot of snow people are still working to clean up right now. let's head over to maria molina to find out the latest and when we will have relief headed their way. >> looks like as we head into later in the day many areas will see improvement through texas and oklahoma and kansas. by tuesday it will move on to
chicago where it could dump over 6 inches of snow becoming the most significant snowstorm so far they have seen this season. so this storm system going to produce across the central plains before heading east into the great lakes by tomorrow. it is already bringing down pretty heavy snowfall through portions of the texas panhandle oklahoma and kansas. this is where we have blizzard warnings in effect. up to 18 inches in some areas but strong winds over 30 miles per hour. that will produce dangerous conditions on the roadways. on the southern side we had severe weather. from eastern texas kansas city and even georgia looking for the possibility of tornadoes damaging wind gusts. as if all of that wasn't enough
flooding will be a concern. one bit of good news is we are in a drought out here so it could bring a little bit of a relief. >> maria molina. thank you. >> thank you. >> jimmy johnson starting this season with his second win at the daytona 500. danica patrick the first woman to win the poll finished 8th. it is saturday's horrific frash that is getting the most tanks. 7 people were hurt as debris came flying into the stands. he is live outside of the hospital with the latest. >> good morning to you heather. as you mentioned 7 of the nascar fans hurt in the greek accident on saturday at the daytona international speedway. it is 3 blocks away continue to recover as the morning and afternoon progresses they are in
good condition this morning. five of the patients were discharged from here they were brought to the medical center after a horrific terrifying crash saturday. we had an opportunity to talk to one of the patients brought here. his name is eddy huckabee. he and his older brother was here in daytona beach for the race. he suffered severe lacerations to his leg after shrapnel and debris from the car flew into his leg. he under went surgery and he is expected to be here for the next 48-hours. even some injured here that remain in stable condition say they would do it again and would sit in the same seats the experience being that close to the nascar race is what makes it thrilling and exciting.
members from nascar brought flowers for the patients that were here at this hospital. 7 patients continue to recover here at halifax medical center. thank you, ray. 39 after the top of the hour. coming up when he was a candidate he said that gas over $3 a gallon was a price dip. why are people paying over 1,000 dollars more a year for gas under president obama. >> getting up close and personal with the stars as they walk the oscar red carpet.
ov>> 43 after the hour. as we begin in cuba the cast toe led era will finally come to an end in 2018. president rule castro accepting his new five year term announcing it will be his last. cuba has been led by rule and his older brother fidel since 1959. south korea history has been made overnight. the country's first female president was sworn in. she pledges to secure south korea against the threat of increasingly hostile north. she is the daughter of a former south korean dictator. al daring jailbreak was spoiled a chopper as armed guards fired inside. a convicted killer was shot forcing the helicopter to land. >> thank you patly ann. drivers still have stishg shock as they move toward the dreaded $4 mark per gallon.
here with the numbers is diane macedo from the fox business network. good morning diane. >> gas prices are continuing their record setting climb here. it is under 3.78 cents the heist it has err been for this time of year. $0.43 jump from where it was a month ago. this year's run up isn't only larger and faster than recent years but it is beginning earlier than usual due in part to u.s. refineries performing seasonal nans and making the switch over to summer blend gasoline earlier in the year. another reason for the price shock is a fear factor unrest in the middle east particularly in syria and iran. the site has drivers and analysts alike wondering how high prices will go and when they will begin to retreat. the good news there is triple a is projecting the price this
swing will be lower than it was the last two years. the bad news is already new numbers for the federal administration are spending $900 more a year on gas than four years ago. >> really adds up. there's a whole trickle down effect. >> the time now is 45 after the top of the hour and coming up, he is sitting behind bars in pakistan for helping the united states find osama bin laden. but now he's getting major support from hollywood's elite. plus michael tamaro in hollywood and on the red carpet for the oscars. he joins us live next with a full recap.
>> to him to wake up it's monday. can't wait to tell you about what's going on on fox and friends. oscars we are talking all about that. can't believe how much we are talking about the oscars. governor scott walker is inside. we will talk about how calvin coolidge is cool again. nicki fitness tells us how to get in shape. you have 11 minutes to make everyone continue to smile. >> but i don't have calvin coolidge. >> it is about 10 minutes to the top of the hour. robert gibbs says he was told to never talk about the administration's controversial drone program. he said quote when i went through the process of becoming press secretary one of the first things they told me was you are not even to acknowledge the drone program. you are not even to discuss that it exists. while on the red carpet for the academy awards last night zero
dark 30 was talk -- he has been there on charges of treason. >> last night was hollywood's biggest night. the oscars of course. and from the red carpet to the actual award there were some surprises and michael was there and he's going to have all of that for us moments from now. in the meantime you might have noticed before fox and friends first fox news channel has been playing the national an dem. e-mails have been flooding in from viewers saying they love to start their day with the spar staining elled ban another. ben in new jersey says i think it's great starting your show with star spangled ban another. i miss the patriotism that made our country great.
charles wrote in thank you fox news how nice to have the national an dem back in. >> lisa wrote what a joy to wake up to the national an dem at 5:00 a.m. brought back childhood memories of starting and ending the tv viewing day with a salute. keep the e-mails coming. we enjoy them. >> it is now 9 minutes to the top of the hour as we take a look at the good, the bad and the ugly. up first the good. they may be the nigcest lottery winners ever. mark and cindy hill won the jackpot and they have spent it on a new fire station for their new missouri town. he splurged a new pickup truck. >> love is in the air. turns out it's a felony.
this florida man so in love with his girlfriend gave heart shaped blues in the air. they were endangering the environment. come on finally the ugly is nasty the new norm and new study polled 800 workers found half are treated rudely at work at least once a week. the bullying back stabbing spent less time on work and 12 percent of people quit over it. >> not ear, right? >> the blues always cause troubles to. >> a lot more coming up. stay with us.
oscars. michael joins us live. who were the big winners? >> how are you? the big winner last night was the american movie. the last couple years we were talking about the king's speech. this year we're talking about lincoln. silver lining's play book, zero dark thirty. the big winner argo. last night ben affleck made it clear he's the man of the hour. >> i was here 15 years ago or something and had no idea what i was doing. in front of you all, i was a kid. i went out and never thought i would be back here. and i am because of so many of you who are here tonight. >> michael -- we have that delay from l.a. what would you say was the
biggest surprise of the evening? >> probably the biggest surprise was ang lee winning best director. a lot of people were talking about argo at the last minute and forget about ang lee and what a great movie life of pi really was. >> all right. exciting. >> i need to share this with everybody working -- >> who else did you get a chance to chat with on the red carpet? >> last night jennifer lawrence was hollywood's it girl. she won best actress. we had a chance to catch up with her right before she got her big award. >> i am so delirious with happiness that this is the last and it's over. i'm walking down the carpet like i feel like i'm in a dream. >> exciting talking to her. >> yeah. who